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Presidential Medal of Freedom


On April 26, President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the Founder of Girl Scouts, Juliette Gordon Low.

The Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States, recognizes individuals who have made "an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors".


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Badges Patches Awards - S

Skill Building Badge: Science of Style


Imagine farming silkworms to make raw silk, engineering a biodegradable fabric, or using chemistry to develop a cover-up that hides and heals acne scars. Fashion and beauty are glamorous businesses, but it's the science behind these industries that makes their products cutting edge and desirable. In this badge, use the science of style to create and imagine-your own products.


The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting will help you learn about the science of style by completing these 5 steps:

  1. Test skin care and makeup
  2. Examine the science behind fabrics and accessories
  3. Explore the science behind hair products and perfume
  4. Investigate the sociology of style
  5. Formulate future style

When you've earned this badge, you'll know the science behind makeup, perfume, fashion, and skin care products. Get started on your Science of Style badge - refer to your Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for complete instructions and activities.

Seniors Program Block
Mother/Daughter Rejuvenate Weekend

June 1-3, 2012    


Enjoy some girl time! Girls and their moms will relax the weekend away while gaining insight on how diet and exercise affect their health. Play food bingo to learn about the food pyramid and antioxidant rich foods. Discover why different foods are important and create a food makeover for yourself. Plus, explore beauty in other cultures and try out a yoga session!

Senior Learning Opportunities    

Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada's
Newest Girl Board Members

Meet Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada's newest girl board members Ally Howell Anthony, from Saville Middle School and Briana Philippi, from Silverado High School.

Ally and Briana were chosen to represent Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada. Their positions on the board of directors are designed to give girls a voice and vote on decisions made by the board of directors.

Adult Learning Opportunities

More learning opportunities available at

May 2012

In This Issue
Early Registration
Medal of Freedom
Badges, Patches & Awards
Senior Programs
Girls in Action
Learning Opportunities
Girl Scout Night with the Las Vegas 51s
Waiting for Placement
Register for Camp
Helldorado Parade
Give the Gift
936 girls are waiting for a volunteer


Click on your area of town to welcome girls into your troop or to start a new troop in your area!


363     North East

150     North West

276     South East

138     South West

   3      Boulder City

   1      Moapa

   1      Smokey Valley

   1      Virgin Valley

   3      Pahrump

Camp Registration Now Open

In The News 

4/22 - Dig This Honors Earth Day with Girl Scouts
KVVU Fox 5


4/20 - Free Earth Day Recycling Event Blog


4/19 - Girl Scout Greats
Girl Scouts Blog


4/16 - L.V. 51s Present Girl Scout Night on Friday, May 18 Vs. Memphis Redbirds
Our Sports Central


4/6 - Can-Do Candace
Girl Scout for Girls Blog

To see more stories about Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada visit,

Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada - 2941 Harris Ave. - 702.385.3677